Mastering Coding Modifiers Course - Medical Coding
Medical coding contains numerous working parts, and it’s important to understand all of them in order to code correctly and efficiently. One part of the industry that often gets overlooked is modifier usage, a simple aspect that can nonetheless make or break a claim. These modifiers cover countless scenarios and can apply to virtually every specialty, so it is vital that all coders take the time to review their definitions and usage rules. If you want to make sure that your medical coding modifier use is up to par and that you’re getting the most possible reimbursement for your practice, then this course is an ideal way to brush up on your knowledge.
This course provides a comprehensive, updated overview of every medical coding modifier, including those that apply to both CPT and HCPCS Level II codes. Students will learn the ins and outs of each one, including their exact definitions, when they are needed, common mistakes when applying them, and tips for using them effectively. The course also contains numerous examples for each modifier, including several lengthy case studies designed to give students an in-depth look at choosing and attaching the correct modifier(s) for a situation.
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- Self-paced Online
Coding Modifiers Course Outline
This course consists of 12 modules, each of which provides thorough coverage of a specific modifier group. The complete list of sections is provided below.
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: E/M & Preventive Service Modifiers
- Module 3: Anesthesia Modifiers
- Module 4: Procedure & Service Modifiers
- Module 5: Multiple Surgeon Modifiers
- Module 6: Surgical Assistant Modifiers
- Module 7: Professional/Technical Component Modifiers
- Module 8: Laboratory & Pathology Modifiers
- Module 9: Miscellaneous Modifiers
- Module 10: Category II Modifiers
- Module 11: HCPCS Level II Modifiers A-Z
- Module 12: Hospital Outpatient & ASC Modifiers
Certification / Credits
The training format is completely online and self-paced with full MMI instructor support. A CEU certificate will be issued upon completion.
At the end of the course, you will take a final exam that will encompass information from all 12 modules. Upon successful completion of this exam with a 76% or higher, you will receive a certificate of completion on the learning site, as well as your six MMI/AAPC-approved CEUs.
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Tens of thousands of CEU course attendees since founding
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Medical Management Institute
MMI has a 30+ year history in distance learning and certifications for business professionals in the healthcare industry. The Institute offers 6 certifications for: medical coders (including 2 specialized certifications for E/M coding and HCC risk-adjustment coding), billers, internal auditors,...